College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the countdown today at number 48 with Oklahoma redshirt sophomore LHP Jordan John. The 6’3 200 pound southpaw is from Corpus Christi, Texas and attended Calallen High School where he won three letters playing under Steve Chapman. As a senior, he went 13-0 striking out 125 with a microscopic ERA of 0.26 in 82 innings pitched. He was named USA Today First Team All-American, district MVP and all-state.
After taking a redshirt season in 2010, John made 20 appearances (seven starts) in 2011 going 4-2 with a 2.35 ERA in 61.1 innings pitched. He struck out 54 batters while walking 18 and holding opponents to a .233 batting average against. He was named to the 2011 All-Big 12 freshman team.
He appeared in five games (three starts) with the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2011. He went 1-1 with a 4.97 ERA in 12.2 innings of work while walking three batters and striking out 14.
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